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  1. Library Advocates Converge on the Capitol

    Library Advocates Converge on the Capitol More than 400 librarians and library supporters converged on Washington, D.C., May 13–14 for the American Library Association’s 34th annual National Library Legislative Day. They came from as far away as Hawaii an ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Memphis City Council Nixes Mayor’s Branch Closures

    Memphis City Council Nixes Mayor’s Branch Closures A Memphis (Tenn.) City Council budget committee nixed May 14 Mayor Willie Herenton’s proposal to transition the Memphis Public Library and Information Center from a neighborhood-library system to a region ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. San Jose Library’s Filter Report Not Enough for City Councilor

    San Jose Library’s Filter Report Not Enough for City Councilor In spite of the San Jose (Calif.) Public Library’s detailed report on the ineffectiveness of software filtering, City Councilor Pete Constant insisted at a May 14 council meeting that the libr ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Retail Developer Edges Out DCPL Plan to Relocate Main

    Retail Developer Edges Out DCPL Plan to Relocate Main A plan proposed by former District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams to build a new central library on the site of the old convention center has fallen through. Current Mayor Adrian Fenty announced Ma ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Orphan Works Bills Move through Congress

    Orphan Works Bills Move through Congress Both houses of Congress are acting on measures designed to limit the liability of good-faith users of orphan works—copyrighted works whose owners are difficult or impossible to find. The Senate Judiciary Committee ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine